Avocado Boats: 5 Recipes

Pico De Gallo: Chopped tomato, red onion, garlic granules, jalapeño, cilantro, Himalayan sea salt, and lime juice.

Turkey BLT: Off the bone turkey breast, nitrate-free bacon, chopped tomato, fresh spinach.

Israeli Salad: A household favorite! Recipe here.

Baked Egg: Crack an egg into the center of your avocado half. Bake on 350 for 20 minutes until egg whites are opaque.

Tropical Salsa: Delicious and refreshing. It’s also delicious on top of fish! Recipe.

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It’s summer’s last hurrah! We’re here to make sure your Labor Day celebrations are filled with recipes that celebrate the final days of summer fruit.

Inspired by the August salad in DC and Philly, and the upcoming September salad for Boston and New York, this salsa is made with local watermelon, which is currently in season on the East Coast.  Serve it with your favorite chips or veggies this long weekend!


  • 3 cups fresh watermelon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup yellow, orange or green peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp jalapeño, diced + seeded
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • sea salt, to taste


  1. Combine watermelon + veggies into bowl and toss
  2. Season with lime juice and salt to taste
  3. Stir and serve chilled

Yields 3-4 servings. Approximate calories per serving: 66.